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Robert Penn Warren - American Writers 44

Robert Penn Warren - American Writers 44: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1964
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Robert Penn Warren - American Writers 44
    Book Description:

    Robert Penn Warren. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5256-3
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Robert Penn Warren
    (pp. 5-45)

    Reviewing Robert Penn Warren’sThe Legacy of the Civil War(1961) Alfred Kazin suggested that the same title defines the whole of Warren’s output, by now some twenty books in thirty-five years. It is a just suggestion, deceptive only in making Warren, who shares the existential preoccupations of such writers as Camus, Sartre, and Malraux, a more narrowly American, a more exclusively historical writer than he in fact is. Born a southerner, he has remained one spiritually, but his allegiance has been complex and tormented. His knowledge of and profound concern for the American South have taught him about the...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)